Bill Would Pause MCAS Exam For 4 YearsThe bill would also create a commission to study alternatives to the high-stakes standardized test.
Some High School Seniors Who Haven't Passed MCAS Get Reprieve For GraduationThose seniors can now graduate by showing that they successfully completed a course with the same subject matter.
Gov. Baker Signs Bill Waiving MCAS Requirements During Coronavirus OutbreakGov. Charlie Baker signed a bill Friday that waives MCAS testing for students for the rest of the year.
MCAS Scores Show Slight Improvements In 2019The results of last spring’s MCAS exams were released Tuesday and the state said there are some improvements over last year.
Massachusetts To Explore Consequences Of Invalidated MCAS QuestionStanford University researchers are expected to analyze this year's MCAS test results for any "unintended consequences" of a question on race and slavery.
Massachusetts Pulls Controversial MCAS Question On Race, SlaveryStudents complained they were left in the uncomfortable position of either using racist language or sacrificing historical accuracy.
Massachusetts Releases MCAS Results - How Did Your Town Score?The Massachusetts MCAS scores are out, with some mixed results.
Students Shine A Light On Quality Mental Health Initiatives In High SchoolsThe Shine Initiative, a non-profit in Central Massachusetts, is helping students "shine a light" on good mental health at school.
Half Of Students Meet Expectations On New MCAS TestJust half of students in grades three through eight met or exceeded expectations on the new "next generation MCAS test" in math and English.
NH Company Hired To Help Design Next Generation MCASThe state has found a contractor to help education authorities with a major overhaul of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exam.
MCAS Exams Getting First Overhaul In Nearly 20 YearsThe statewide Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exams are getting their first overhaul since their creation nearly two decades ago.
Standardized Testing On Agenda Of State Education BoardThe future of standardized testing is on the agenda of the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Eye On Education: Board Votes To Create New MCAS Test For 2017The hybrid test will combine elements of MCAS and PARCC.
Massachusetts Education Chief Calls For 'Next-Generation' MCASThe state had been mulling whether to replace MCAS with another test — PARCC.
Eye On Education: PARCC vs. MCASState education officials are about to decide on a key graduation requirement for students across the state.